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Waterhouse Family History

Waterhouse Name Meaning
English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Midlands): topographic name for someone who lived in a house by a stretch of water or perhaps a moated house, from Middle English water ‘water’ + hous ‘house’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

628,685 Historical Documents with Waterhouse on Ancestry.com
158,671 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
7,941 Military Records
12,197 Immigration Records
100,650 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Waterhouse Families

  • Number of Waterhouse families
     58 - 113
     20 - 57
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Waterhouse families
     980 - 1,958
     327 - 979
     1 - 326
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Waterhouse families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Waterhouse census records

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Waterhouse Family Origin

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Waterhouse Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Waterhouse

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Waterhouse Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Waterhouse census records

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Waterhouse Civil War Service Records

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